CNA Appoints Justin Lash Kentucky Branch Production Leader

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the appointment of Justin Lash to assistant vice president, branch production leader, effective Feb. 1, 2016. In this role, Justin will be responsible for leading the Kentucky Branch, which entails optimizing the portfolio of profitable business and market share through deep agent and broker relationships.

"Justin's range of experience and deep knowledge of our customers, agencies and broker partners, and the local market make him well qualified to lead the Kentucky Branch," said Steve Wachtel, senior vice president and Northern Zone officer, CNA.  

Justin joined CNA in 2010, and has held several leadership roles at CNA, including Middle Market Underwriter in Cincinnati, Underwriting manager in Chicago, and most recently Underwriting director at CNA's Ohio Branch. Justin began his career at The Hartford.

Justin holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Xavier University.

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